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Find out about the stars of tomorrow, from the guys who know today. Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB), Jonathan Mayo (@JonathanMayoB3) and Bernie Pleskoff (@BerniePleskoff) are your tour guides for this ride through the unfolding stories & breaking news in Minor League Baseball. From top prospects to scouting executives to farm directors, the MLB Pipeline is jam-packed with exclusive coverage of the minors you can't get anywhere else.

Find out about the stars of tomorrow, from the guys who know today. Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB), Jonathan Mayo (@JonathanMayoB3) and Bernie Pleskoff (@BerniePleskoff) are your tour guides for this ride through the unfolding stories & breaking news in Minor League Baseball. From top prospects to scouting executives to farm directors, the MLB Pipeline is jam-packed with exclusive coverage of the minors you can't get anywhere else.
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Find out about the stars of tomorrow, from the guys who know today. Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB), Jonathan Mayo (@JonathanMayoB3) and Bernie Pleskoff (@BerniePleskoff) are your tour guides for this ride through the unfolding stories & breaking news in Minor League Baseball. From top prospects to scouting executives to farm directors, the MLB Pipeline is jam-packed with exclusive coverage of the minors you can't get anywhere else.

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Episodes

11/14/18: Keston Hiura talks Fall League, Anteaters and more

11/14/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, are joined by Brewers top prospect Keston Hiura, who talks about the Arizona Fall League and the Brewers and participates in the "fastball" segment (:35). Then the guys look ahead to possible 2019 Rookie of the Year candidates (18:29). Finally, they discuss MLB and USA Baseball's new creation, the PDP League, which will debut next summer (23:42).

Duration:00:29:19

11/7/18: Austin Listi on his big Fall Stars Game performance

11/7/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, are joined by Phillies prospect Austin Listi, who starred in the Arizona Fall League Fall Stars Game with a three-run homer and four RBIs (:38). Listi talks about his big game and his big 2018 season, in which he made it to Double-A Reading. Then the guys talk about USA Baseball U18 National Team director Matt Blood's upcoming move to the professional ranks, where he'll be the Texas Rangers' farm director (19:15).

Duration:00:25:21

10/31/18: Fall Stars Game preview

10/31/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis and MLB.com's Tim McMaster take a look back at the Red Sox's run to another championship and the homegrown core that made it happen (:27). Then they look ahead to Saturday's Fall Stars Game and which players could spin Arizona Fall League success into great rookie campaigns in 2019 (11:01). Finally, Jim and Tim examine to direction of the Marlins in the aftermath of the Mesa brother signings (16:25).

Duration:00:27:47

10/24/18: Prospect Impact on the 2018 World Series

10/24/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo examine the 2018 World Series rosters for the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers. They first take a look at the many former top prospects who are playing in the Fall Classic (1:01) before talking about some of the players of humbler beginnings who are having a big impact on their teams (7:42). Later, Jim discusses how impactful the 2011 MLB Draft was on this current Red Sox team (30:12) before he and Jonathan give a final take on what...

Duration:00:38:41

10/18/18: Brady Singer from instructs, Fall League update

10/18/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, have the latest prospect news out of Arizona. First, Callis catches up with Royals first-round pick Brady Singer at instructs (:47). Then the guys discuss who has stood out early on in the Fall League (13:42). Finally, they talk about the Marlins accumulating international bonus money in the hope of landing one or both of the Mesa brothers (21:32).

Duration:00:27:25

10/11/18: The Arizona Fall League is underway

10/11/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jonathan Mayo is in Arizona for the start of the 2018 Arizona Fall League season. He sat down with a slew of the game's top prospects, including the Astros' Forrest Whitley (1:27), the Blue Jays' Cavin Biggio (5:11), the D-backs' Jazz Chisholm (9:17), the Angels' Jam Jones (15:19) and the Cubs' Nico Horner (19:57).

Duration:00:24:15

10/4/18: Top 100 Market Corrections and reliving the first Pipeline prospect fantasy season

10/4/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, take a look at Pipeline's latest Market Corrections - who were the biggest risers and fallers on the year-end Top 100 Prospects list? Then the guys take a look at some Arizona Fall League sleepers. The podcast finishes up with a recap of the first annual Pipeline prospect fantasy season.

Duration:00:29:04

9/27/18: Cole Winn returns to talk instructional league, first pro season

9/27/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, are joined by Rangers pitching prospect Cole Winn, who talks about his first pro summer and expectations for the instructional league (:33). Then the guys look ahead to the postseason and which rookies will have the biggest impact (18:53). Finally, after the rapid turnarounds of the Braves and A's this year, which teams could have a similar rise in 2019 (24:13)?

Duration:00:30:11

9/20/18: Buddy Reed on 2018, and his days as a multi-sports star; Jesse Sanchez on Victor Victor Mesa

9/20/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, are joined by Padres prospect Buddy Reed, who talks Gators baseball, cheering on teammates and playing eight sports. MLB.com national reporter Jesse Sanchez also joins the pod after spending the week in the Dominican Republic for MLB's inaugural Trainer Partnership Program, a new international showcase. Jesse also talks about Cuban standout Victor Victor Mesa, who was recently declared eligible to sign with a...

Duration:00:40:15

9/13/18: Peter Alonso talks Mets, Gators and homers

9/13/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, are joined by Mets prospect and Minor League home run co-champ Peter Alonso, who talks about his great 2018 campaign, the loaded Florida Gators teams he played for and dealing with playing in New York City (:45). Then the guys look into a crystal ball to predict MLB's Top 10 prospects a year from now (20:45). They also take a shot at a WAY-too-soon 2018 re-draft (30:17).

Duration:00:34:03

9/6/18: Taylor Trammell joins the pod to talk Arizona Fall League and more

9/6/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, are joined by Reds prospect Taylor Trammell, who talks playoff baseball, the Arizona Fall League and Georgia vs. Georgia Tech football (1:16). Trammell also fields some Twitter inquiries and, of course, our rapid-fire questions (15:38). Then the guys look back on the great seasons put together by Pipeline Hitter of the Year Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Pipeline Pitcher of the Year Dylan Cease (25:47).

Duration:00:38:03

8/29/18: Dean Kremer talks trade and Team Israel, Luis Urias makes his debut

8/29/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jonathan Mayo and MLB.com's Tim McMaster are joined by Orioles prospect Dean Kremer to talk about his breakout 2018 season, being part of the Manny Machado trade and representing Israel in the World Baseball Classic (:35). Then Pipeline's Mike Rosenbaum stops by to share what Padres fans should expect to see from Luis Urias, the No. 22 prospect in the Pipeline Top 100 (17:00). Finally, Tim and Jonathan look back on the prep summer showcase circuit, focusing on some of the best...

Duration:00:35:01

8/22/18: Jerry Manuel talks States Play Series, Michael Kopech debuts on the South Side

8/22/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jonathan Mayo and MLB.com's Tim McMaster are joined by former MLB player and manager Jerry Manuel to preview the inaugural States Play Series between California and Texas (:26). Then, Tim and Jonathan break down which 2019 college Draft prospects have raised their stock this summer (19:06). Finally, the guys recap a big week of Major League debuts, highlighted by White Sox flamethrower Michael Kopech, the 13th-ranked prospect in the Pipeline Top 100 (26:14).

Duration:00:36:58

8/15/18: Can Vlad Jr. hit .400 and what prospects will impact the pennant races

8/15/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, discuss Vlad Guerrero Jr.'s chances of hitting .400 this season (00:35). While Vlad Jr. is unlikely to debut in the big leagues in 2018, a handful of top prospects could make it to the show soon and guys talk about the possible pennant race impact of Justus Sheffield, Victor Robles and Jesus Luzardo (6:24). Tim, Jim and Jonathan also look back on Sunday's Perfect Game All-American Classic and what amateur scouts...

Duration:00:28:55

8/9/18: Twins top prospect Royce Lewis joins the podcast

8/8/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, welcome 2017 No. 1 overall Draft pick Royce Lewis to the podcast (:39). Royce talks Twins baseball, adjusting to the Minors and his dream car, a 2007 Toyota Camry (yes, really). Then the guys check in on 2018 Draft picks who are off to great pro debuts (15:42), and they look back at Trade Deadline deals over the past five years that involved Top 100 prospects, rank the prospects and declare winners for the trades...

Duration:00:34:20

8/2/18: Trade Deadline winners, Jacob Nix on Padres' stacked system

8/2/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, tell us if the Orioles got enough return in their slew of Deadline deals (:35). More Deadline coverage follows, including a look at both sides of the surprising Chris Archer trade (15:20). Padres prospect Jacob Nix also joins the show to talk about San Diego's stacked system and his success after a late start to the 2018 season (30:15).

Duration:00:40:59

7/26/18: Top 100 Prospects re-rank, Breaking down Machado trade

7/26/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, dive into Pipeline's brand-new midseason top prospects lists and take a look at where the 2018 Draft picks debut (2:00). Manny Machado highlights a handful of trades with the Deadline looming, and the guys analyze the prospect hauls the O's have received for Machado and Zach Britton (22:10). The podcast finishes up with a recap of the Under Armour All-America Game, where Bobby Witt Jr. shined again, taking MVP...

Duration:00:46:40

7/17/18: Futures Game Recap

7/17/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, look back on a power-packed Futures Game that saw Reds prospect Taylor Trammell win MVP honors among a host of outstanding performances (:30). Then they discuss the big arms in the game, including Reds right-hander Hunter Greene, who lit up the radar gun, hitting 100 mph with each of his 19 fastballs (11:15). The guys finish the podcast with a recap of the High School Home Run Derby, where 2019 Draft prospects...

Duration:00:23:50

7/12/18: Breaking down the Futures Game rosters

7/12/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, take a closer look at the Futures Game rosters and discuss the players they are most excited to see (:42). The guys also recap the Triple-A and Eastern League All-Star Games, including Tim Tebow's performance and his season so far (21:00). The podcast ends with a discussion about the four first-round Draft picks who did not sign professional contracts (25:50)

Duration:00:33:04

6/28/18: U18 Team Trials wrap-up and who's ready to deal at the Deadline

6/28/2018
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MLB Pipeline's Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis, along with MLB.com's Tim McMaster, look at the standouts from the USA Baseball Tournament of Stars and 18U Team Trials, including interviews with some of those players -- Tyler Callihan, Pete Crow-Armstrong and Cade Doughty. (:49) Callis has a College World Series update from Omaha, where Oregon State and Arkansas are headed to a decisive Game 3. (18:27) The guys also look ahead to the Trade Deadline, focusing on the teams that are in the best...

Duration:00:39:37